Status Update on the Proposal to Amend the General Nuclear Safety and Control Regulations and the Nuclear Non-proliferation Import and Export Control Regulations

The Status Update on the Proposal to Amend the General Nuclear Safety and Control Regulations and the Nuclear Non-proliferation Import and Export Control Regulations is open for comments from May 17 to June 30, 2021.

As a follow-up to the consultation on the Discussion Paper DIS-15-01, Proposal to Amend the Nuclear Non-proliferation Import and Export Control Regulations, the CNSC would like to provide a status update on the regulatory project to amend the General Nuclear Safety and Control Regulations (GNSCR) and the Nuclear Non-proliferation Import and Export Control Regulations (NNIECR). These proposed changes will ensure the CNSC’s regulatory framework continues to be up-to-date and fulfills Canada’s international obligations on safeguards and non-proliferation.

The CNSC consulted on the content of these documents in 2015. This information is posted as a status update. The draft regulations will be posted for consultation in Canada Gazette, Part I by the end of 2021. The CNSC will notify subscribers once the consultation is launched. If you would like to provide comments on this status update, please click on the specific slide(s) you are interested in, and it will bring you to a discussion forum where you can submit your comments.

The Status Update on the Proposal to Amend the General Nuclear Safety and Control Regulations and the Nuclear Non-proliferation Import and Export Control Regulations is open for comments from May 17 to June 30, 2021.

As a follow-up to the consultation on the Discussion Paper DIS-15-01, Proposal to Amend the Nuclear Non-proliferation Import and Export Control Regulations, the CNSC would like to provide a status update on the regulatory project to amend the General Nuclear Safety and Control Regulations (GNSCR) and the Nuclear Non-proliferation Import and Export Control Regulations (NNIECR). These proposed changes will ensure the CNSC’s regulatory framework continues to be up-to-date and fulfills Canada’s international obligations on safeguards and non-proliferation.

The CNSC consulted on the content of these documents in 2015. This information is posted as a status update. The draft regulations will be posted for consultation in Canada Gazette, Part I by the end of 2021. The CNSC will notify subscribers once the consultation is launched. If you would like to provide comments on this status update, please click on the specific slide(s) you are interested in, and it will bring you to a discussion forum where you can submit your comments.

Additional Questions on the Status Update on the Proposal to Amend the GNSCR and the NNIECR


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If you prefer to submit comments by email, please send your comments to cnsc.consultations.ccsn@canada.ca.


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